Considerations for a work refusal. The following documents/sites will help you guide your decision (including this ETFO Tip Sheet)
In all cases, if considering a work refusal, contact the local.
DOCUMENTS TO ASSIST YOU IN DETERMINING IF YOU HAVE GROUNDS TO REFUSE WORK
ETFO-UCL Checklist for Work Refusals Re: COVID-19CONSIDERATIONS-FOR-REFUSING53
ETFO’s Checklist for Work Refusals re: COVID-19ETFO-COVID-checklist-for-Members-Apr-9_
Ontario Health Units
If in doubt which Ontario Public Health Unit you are under the auspices of this online tool will assist you locate yours.
A COVID-19 Health and Safety Rights Guide for Education Workers This guide contain the following: the work refusal process, reporting workplace exposures and cases of COVID-19 to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) and where to find more information about COVID-19.
Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers Inc. (OHCOW) – this impressive site will provide you with the risk for your region and tips on keeping safe. Place a check-mark on your health unit and the graph will indicate the COVID-19 risk for your area.
Into DATA? How’s My Flattening? is a website where you can search out/be sent statistics for your specific region.
NON-GOVERNMENTAL and INTERNATIONAL WEBSITES
The Lancet (It is among the world’s oldest and best-known general medical journals) – article entitled, “Ten scientific reasons in support of airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2” A well written concise article on how SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) is airborne transmitted (not only by contact).